A Contactually blog reports "Turn That Frown Upside Down? Maybe Not: Negative People Reply to Emails 36% Faster ... Engineers at Contactually, a referral marketing platform, recently analyzed over 100 million email conversations and determined that being negative actually is helpful when it comes to email. On average, negative people tend to reply to emails 36% faster than their positive, bubbly colleagues..."
Blue's News shared two articles (three pages NetworkWorld without images and one page PCWorld with images) on "How hacking fixed the worst video game of all time... So why should you give it another chance? Because code hackers managed to fix some of the games most glaring problems, and now it's actually fun to play..."
ThorntonText's Reddit comment mentioned "FictionURL -- Exploring Television/TV's Internet... Ever see or hear a website, domain, or URL on your favorite television show and wonder if it was real and what was behind it? Us too! And that was the genesis of FictionURL, a blog devoted to exploring television’s fictional internet through commentary and criticism.
Boing Boing reports on why "why is it so hard to make a phone call in emergency situations? ... But it is a fact that, whenever disaster strikes, it becomes difficult to reach the people you care about.
Yesterday, Blue's News shared an addicting (a few hours due to grindings!) space ship Flash game titled "Galaxy Siege on Free Web Arcade and its official web site, Arcadebomb -- "Design, upgrade and captain your spaceship as far as possible to capture the galaxy. Harvest space resources and buy new modules for your ship to destroy strong alien bases. Every galaxy is fully randomized avoiding repeated games."
Nielsen Norman Group (NNG) reports "Mobile Usability for Cats: Essential Design Principles for Felines -- Summary: Feline users require special considerations